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Victim in Brooklyn cab shooting dies from injuries

August 23, 2012 11:36:16 AM PDT
The livery cab passenger who was shot in the head in an alleged botched robbery in Brooklyn Saturday morning has died.

23 year old Nikita Grebelskiy was pronounced dead at Kings County Hospital.

An autopsy is expected to be conducted later Thursday.

Grebelskiy was shot while riding with his sister in the back of a livery cab stopped at the intersection of Utica Ave. and Avenue O about 2:30 a.m. Saturday.

The suspect, 19 year old Michael Magnan was charged with attempted murder, assault, criminal possession of a weapon and criminal mischief

Charges are expected to be upgraded to murder

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